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Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2017
Michael Perini

Seven things you can’t miss at this year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival

From intimate author talks to poetry slam performances, these are the best events to look forward to

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Time Out Hong Kong

It’s going to be an amazing 10 days for bibliophiles as the Hong Kong International Literary Festival returns with a host of events at Tai Kwun from November 2-11. With travel writing, feminist literature and LGBTQ+ issues as keystone themes this year, the HKILF has invited big names like Irvine Welsh and Cheryl Strayed to attend. Not to mention, other famous writers from a diverse range of genres including music, history, politics and poetry. Here are seven events you just can’t miss. By Audrey Chan

RECOMMENDED: Try here for more fantastic things to do in Hong Kong. If you’re after more literary goodness, see our guide to the 11 best books set in our city.

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